What Is The Effect Of Classical Conditioning On Fish And Chips

Decent Essays
When I was little I used to love fish and chips. Whenever my family would order out I would always get fish and chips. One night after having my favorite meal however, I became very sick. The next day the doctor told my mom that my sudden sickness was most likely due to food poisoning and that I would feel better in a day or so. But for me the damage was already done. To this day I still cannot eat fish and chips and the smell often leaves me nauseated.
Since classical conditioning is a form of associative learning that causes organisms to anticipate events, I would say that my case of taste aversion toward fish and chips is an example of classical conditioning based on the fact that my brain now associates the smell or taste of this food with
Get Access